Training & Education View post tag: Pacific View post tag: News by topic Back to overview,Home naval-today Los Angeles-Class Fast-Attack Submarine USS Jacksonville Departs for Western Pacific Deployment View post tag: Angeles-Class View post tag: Jacksonville View post tag: Naval View post tag: Deployment View post tag: Los Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 5, for a scheduled six-month deployment in the Western Pacific region.Jacksonville’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Nate Sukols, said of the 115 enlisted and 16 officers aboard, this is the first deployment for more than 50 percent of the crew.“They are anxious to go out there and do what submarines do at the pointy end of the spear,” said Sukols.Sukols said the submarine’s goals are to have a safe deployment while performing missions vital to national security.“I’m a little nervous because this is my first deployment, but I have a good division. They support me, and it’s one big family,” said Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Andrew Blouch.Commissioned in May 1981, Jacksonville is named for Jacksonville, Fla. Nicknamed “The Bold One,” she is a nuclear attack submarine that is 360-feet long and displaces 6,900 tons. She can be fitted with Mk-48 torpedoes and harpoon missiles.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, November 7, 2012; Image: US Navy View post tag: Fast-Attack View post tag: Departs View post tag: Navy November 7, 2012 View post tag: Western View post tag: submarine View post tag: USS Los Angeles-Class Fast-Attack Submarine USS Jacksonville Departs for Western Pacific Deployment Share this article
The String Cheese Incident has added a new Colorado run to their schedule, rounding out a 7-show stint in their home state set to take place this July. The band will now hit the newly re-done Dillon Amphitheater on the shores of Lake Dillon on Tuesday, July 17th and Wednesday, July 18th. This new run fits snugly in between the band’s two-night stint at the RIDE Festival in Telluride on Saturday, July 14th and Sunday, July 15th and their three-night return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre the following weekend, from July 20th – July 22nd.As the band says in their announcement post:Summer in Colorado just got a whole lot sweeter! We are pleased to announce two Incidents at the newly renovated Dillon Amphitheater this July! This completes a can’t-miss week of shows in SCI’s home state, starting at The RIDE Festival in Telluride on July 14+15, followed by a stop at Lake Dillon on July 17+18, and ending over July 20-22 with three nights at Red Rocks!Aside from The String Cheese Incident’s 7 nights in Colorado over the course of a week and change, the only summer engagements on the band’s calendar are the two weekends of their Electric Forest Festival in late June and early July, a two-night stint at High Sierra Music Festival on July 5th and 6th, and a pair of shows in Eugene, OR on July 7th and 8th.A limited amount of SCI pre-sale tickets for the Dillon, CO run will go on sale through website the String Cheese Incident’s website this Friday, March 9 at 11 a.m. MT. After the SCI pre-sale, a public on-sale will take place on Friday, March 16 at 11 a.m. MT.For more information about all of The String Cheese Incident’s summer tour dates, or to purchase your tickets to any of the other upcoming shows, head to the band’s website.
___Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman won’t travel with the team to the NHL’s Eastern Conference “secure zone” in Toronto because of a personal matter. General manager Julien BriseBois said Hedman will go from his home to the rink and back and avoid the general public in Florida this week before joining his teammates.Hedman will undergo coronavirus testing daily, which is the protocol players, coaches and staff must follow in Toronto and the Western Conference hub city of Edmonton, Alberta. He’s expected to be able to practice upon arrival and play in Tampa Bay’s first playoff game Aug. 3.“He came to me and asked if we could grant him a few more days in Tampa to tend to a personal matter, so we worked out a protocol for him to be able to do that,” BriseBois said. “We’re just delaying his arrival.” July 26, 2020 Sun Devils coach Bob Bowman announced the teams will focus on preparing for the 2021-22 season and Olympic aspirations.The 2020 NCAA championships were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic and the athletes were not granted an extra year of eligibility.Bowman, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps’ personal coach, said Arizona State’s aquatic facilities have been closed during the pandemic, taking away on-campus training time.The swimming and diving season typically runs from September through March.___ ___French soccer club Guingamp said on Sunday that one of its staff members has tested positive for the coronavirus.The Brittany-based club said on Twitter that the squad’s activities were immediately suspended, and Guingamp is working with local health authorities on implementing the agreed protocol. Local newspaper Ouest-France reported earlier this week that a player at the second-tier side had also tested positive for the coronavirus.French clubs have resumed training and are playing friendly matches ahead of the new season. The Latest: ASU’s entire swim and dive teams to redshirt Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Arizona State’s entire swimming and diving teams will redshirt for the 2020-21 season to avoid the risk of missing two straight national championships. Cleveland Browns running back Dontrell Hilliard and safety Jovante Moffatt were placed on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list before training camp opened.The team announced the moves on Sunday night. Cleveland’s veterans are scheduled to report Tuesday to the training facility in Berea, Ohio.illiard has played in 25 games for Cleveland since joining as an undrafted free agent in 2018. Last season, he rushed 49 yards with two touchdowns and led the team in kickoff return yardage (421).Moffatt signed as undrafted free agent out of Middle Tennessee State on May 5.The team said the reserve/COVID list is for players who have tested positive for coronavirus or are being “quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons.” The team is not permitted to comment further than the player’s roster status. The second division starts on Aug. 22.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports